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Federal (USV)

Private

Daniel W. Bryant

(c. 1833 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 28 year old shoe maker from Georgetown, he enlisted 26 July 1861 as Private in Company C, 19th Massachusetts Infantry. He was wounded in action at Glendale, VA on 30 June 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the right leg in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Hoffman and Smoketown Hospitals in Sharpsburg, and had his leg amputated at the lower third of the right thigh, but died of wounds on 15 (or 5) October 1862 at Smoketown.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1, with service details from Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1833

Death

10/15/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 146  [AotW citation 16943]

2   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pg. 428  [AotW citation 17754]